Ahead of this weekend’s announcement of the Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award shortlist, Colin Dray recounts his experience being shortlisted for the Vogel’s Award, and how he found his debut novel Sign getting published despite not winning.… Read the rest
One of the participants of the recent Getting Published course at Faber Writing Academy with our Publishing Director Sue Hines shares her experiences of the course and what she learned.
My class was as diverse as the front shelves of an independent bookseller; a pediatrician, an engineer, a nurse, a farmer, an IT professional; with some of the group finding their way to Australia from Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and the UK. … Read the rest
Recently Kylie Westaway published her first picture book, Whale in the Bath, illustrated by the wonderful Tom Jellett. Here she offers up some tips on getting published as a picture book author.… Read the rest
Earlier this month we bade farewell to one of our flock, which was sad, but we are happy in the knowledge that she will be coming back and armed with KNOWLEDGE, and that we are able to share in her adventures on the other side of the world.… Read the rest
In 2013, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing Young Adult and Children’s books in Australia. We’ve been having a great time reminiscing and digging up treasures in our archives and company library… 2013 has also been a HUGE year for author Margo Lanagan.… Read the rest
In 2013, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing Children’s and Young Adult books in Australia. We’ve been having a great time reminiscing and digging up treasures from our archives and company library…
Now, if we say the name ‘Anna Fienberg’, chances are you’ll shout back ‘Tashi’.… Read the rest